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Research Associate salary in the United States

Average salary
$47,500/yr
Based on 5,747 income tax records
$20,500
$95,000
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Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

$20,500
$95,000
DATA PROVIDED BY turbotax icon

Based on income reported to the IRS in box 1 of W-2.

From consenting TurboTax customers

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The average salary for a Research Associate in the United States is $47,500 per year. These insights are exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 5,747 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported this type of occupation. Research Associate salaries in the United States can vary between $20,500 to $95,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, and more. Read more
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Research Associate salary by city

Location
Average salary per year
Salary range
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San Francisco Metro Area, CA
453 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$43K – $72K
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San Jose Metro Area, CA
106 income tax records
$57,000/yr
$41K – $71K
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New York Metro Area, NY
413 income tax records
$55,500/yr
$42K – $70K
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Baltimore Metro Area, MD
83 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$44K – $62K
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Richmond Metro Area, VA
50 income tax records
$55,000/yr
$44K – $59K
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Portland Metro Area, OR
68 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$48K – $63K
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Raleigh Metro Area, NC
54 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$44K – $63K
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Des Moines Metro Area, IA
43 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$46K – $59K
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Salt Lake City Metro Area, UT
36 income tax records
$53,500/yr
$42K – $65K
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Boston Metro Area, MA
522 income tax records
$53,000/yr
$41K – $64K
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Washington Metro Area, DC
316 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$42K – $61K
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Denver Metro Area, CO
57 income tax records
$50,000/yr
$36K – $59K
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Atlanta Metro Area, GA
35 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$41K – $57K
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Durham Metro Area, NC
77 income tax records
$49,000/yr
$38K – $59K
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Boulder Metro Area, CO
31 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$39K – $57K
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Cincinnati Metro Area, OH
49 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$42K – $55K
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New Haven Metro Area, CT
45 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$35K – $52K
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Philadelphia Metro Area, PA
118 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$36K – $59K
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Sacramento Metro Area, CA
37 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$38K – $57K
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Providence Metro Area, RI
25 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$36K – $56K
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Chicago Metro Area, IL
131 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$42K – $59K
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Seattle Metro Area, WA
181 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$40K – $62K
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Knoxville Metro Area, TN
37 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$32K – $58K
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Madison Metro Area, WI
59 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$35K – $49K
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San Diego Metro Area, CA
249 income tax records
$47,000/yr
$39K – $55K
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Lansing Metro Area, MI
46 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$44K – $49K
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St. Louis Metro Area, MO
34 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$36K – $58K
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Los Angeles Metro Area, CA
218 income tax records
$46,000/yr
$38K – $53K
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Cleveland Metro Area, OH
49 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$38K – $53K
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Minneapolis Metro Area, MN
91 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$36K – $53K
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Trenton Metro Area, NJ
21 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$35K – $49K
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Houston Metro Area, TX
94 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$37K – $52K
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Tampa Metro Area, FL
34 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$33K – $61K
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Charlottesville Metro Area, VA
24 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$42K – $46K
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Worcester Metro Area, MA
29 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$41K – $52K
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Austin Metro Area, TX
72 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$38K – $53K
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Tucson Metro Area, AZ
26 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$36K – $53K
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Miami Metro Area, FL
55 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$33K – $49K
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Phoenix Metro Area, AZ
44 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$36K – $58K
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Pittsburgh Metro Area, PA
46 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$31K – $56K
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Indianapolis Metro Area, IN
27 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$33K – $50K
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Dallas Metro Area, TX
77 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$35K – $47K
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Riverside Metro Area, CA
23 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$31K – $54K
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Ann Arbor Metro Area, MI
29 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$36K – $48K
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Kalamazoo Metro Area, MI
23 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$34K – $44K
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Kansas City Metro Area, MO
23 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$33K – $49K
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Fort Collins Metro Area, CO
23 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$32K – $51K
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Columbus Metro Area, OH
59 income tax records
$39,000/yr
$29K – $48K
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San Antonio Metro Area, TX
36 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$29K – $44K
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Champaign Metro Area, IL
21 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$33K – $41K

Research Associate salary by company

Employer
Average salary per year
Salary range
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Regeneron Pharmaceuticals, Westchester County, NY
12 income tax records
$78,500/yr
$64K – $85K
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Costar Realty Information, Richmond County, VA
13 income tax records
$59,500/yr
$55K – $60K
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Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore County, MD
25 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$54K – $63K
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Northwell Health, Santa Clara County, CA
18 income tax records
$58,500/yr
$51K – $64K
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Pioneer Hibred International In, Polk County, IA
18 income tax records
$58,000/yr
$55K – $59K
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Harvard University, Suffolk County, MA
12 income tax records
$56,500/yr
$47K – $60K
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Oregon Health & Science University, Multnomah County, OR
16 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$51K – $56K
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State Of Maryland, Baltimore County, MD
11 income tax records
$54,500/yr
$46K – $58K
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University Of North Carolina, Orange County, NC
13 income tax records
$54,000/yr
$48K – $59K
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Northwestern University, Cook County, IL
16 income tax records
$52,000/yr
$50K – $55K
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University Of Utah, Salt Lake County, UT
13 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$44K – $65K
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Cornell University, Tompkins County, NY
14 income tax records
$51,500/yr
$49K – $54K
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Trustees Of The University Of, Philadelphia County, PA
13 income tax records
$51,000/yr
$50K – $59K
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Battelle Pacific Northwest Div, Benton County, WA
12 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$44K – $61K
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University Of Southern, Los Angeles County, CA
27 income tax records
$50,500/yr
$48K – $55K
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Yale University, New Haven County, CT
28 income tax records
$49,500/yr
$46K – $52K
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Massachusetts Institute Of Technology, Middlesex County, MA
18 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$44K – $53K
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University Of California, Boulder County, CO
18 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$42K – $60K
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University Of Minnesota, Hennepin County, MN
13 income tax records
$48,500/yr
$42K – $54K
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University Of Wisconsin System, Dane County, WI
35 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$40K – $49K
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University Of Washington, King County, WA
18 income tax records
$48,000/yr
$46K – $58K
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Indiana University, Monroe County, IN
11 income tax records
$47,500/yr
$43K – $49K
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The University Of Texas At Austin, Travis County, TX
30 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$41K – $59K
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Michigan State University, Ingham County, MI
35 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$43K – $48K
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Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research, King County, WA
11 income tax records
$46,500/yr
$42K – $48K
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Purdue University, Tippecanoe County, IN
11 income tax records
$45,500/yr
$35K – $48K
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Case Western Reserve University, Cuyahoga County, OH
17 income tax records
$45,000/yr
$40K – $46K
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Princeton University Treasurers, Mercer County, NJ
11 income tax records
$44,500/yr
$36K – $49K
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Allen Institute, King County, WA
15 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$41K – $52K
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The University Of Tennessee, Knox County, TN
14 income tax records
$44,000/yr
$33K – $48K
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University Of Virginia, Charlottesville County, VA
13 income tax records
$43,500/yr
$42K – $45K
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University Of Illinois, Cook County, IL
10 income tax records
$43,000/yr
$38K – $43K
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University Of California Sf, San Francisco County, CA
15 income tax records
$42,000/yr
$39K – $44K
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University Of Miami, Miami-Dade County, FL
25 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$34K – $47K
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Charles River Laboratories, Kalamazoo County, MI
20 income tax records
$41,500/yr
$37K – $45K
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Cedars-Sinai, Los Angeles County, CA
18 income tax records
$41,000/yr
$35K – $47K
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University Of Louisville, Jefferson County, KY
10 income tax records
$40,500/yr
$32K – $44K
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University Of Michigan, Washtenaw County, MI
18 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$32K – $43K
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University Of California San Diego, San Diego County, CA
41 income tax records
$40,000/yr
$35K – $44K
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UT Southwestern Medical Center, Dallas County, TX
18 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$37K – $41K
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Children's Hospital Medical Center, Galveston County, TX
10 income tax records
$39,500/yr
$33K – $42K
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The Broad Institute, Middlesex County, MA
24 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$25K – $41K
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Duke University, Durham County, NC
10 income tax records
$37,500/yr
$34K – $58K
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University Of Arizona, Pima County, AZ
13 income tax records
$37,000/yr
$29K – $48K
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Colorado State University, Larimer County, CO
18 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$31K – $46K
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Louisiana State University, East Baton Rouge County, LA
13 income tax records
$36,500/yr
$33K – $40K
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The Ohio State University, Franklin County, OH
27 income tax records
$36,000/yr
$29K – $45K
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Arizona State University, Maricopa County, AZ
10 income tax records
$34,500/yr
$24K – $44K
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Washington State University, Whitman County, WA
10 income tax records
$33,500/yr
$30K – $36K
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Texas Agrilife Research Payroll, Brazos County, TX
11 income tax records
$30,000/yr
$24K – $32K

Research Associate demographics in the United States

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69% are single
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31% are married
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20% have kids
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24% own a home

Research Associate salaries by age

$0
$12,875
$25,750
$38,625
$51,500
18-25
26-35
36-45
46-55
56+
Years of age

Effective Tax Rates for Research Associates in the United States

5,747 full-time salaries from 2019
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The average salary for a research associate in the United States is $47,500 per year. Research associate salaries in the United States can vary between $20,500 to $95,000 and depend on various factors, including skills, experience, employer, bonuses, tips, and more.

This data is exclusive to Mint Salary and is based on 5,747 tax returns from TurboTax customers who reported their occupation as research associate.

The following companies offer the highest salaries for research associates in the United States: Regeneron Pharmaceuticals ($78,500 a year), Costar Realty Information ($59,500 a year), and Johns Hopkins University ($58,500 a year).

The following cities offer the highest salaries for research associates in the United States: San Francisco Metro Area, CA ($58,000 a year), San Jose Metro Area, CA ($57,000 a year), and New York Metro Area, NY ($55,500 a year).
*Total salary amounts here include total taxable wages, tips, prizes and other compensation. Learn more
**Total salary ranges shown here exclude outliers.